In honor of Election Day, I thought I’d share this with you:
Did you know that it was a mother who saved suffrage and passed the 19th Amendment? Harry Burn was a representative from East Tennessee and his mother, Phoebe Ensminger Burn, sent a note to her son in the midst of the heated debate which stated, “be a good boy and help … put the ‘rat’ in ratification.” The 19th amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920, and guaranteed all American women the right to vote.
(Read the full article here: The mother who saved suffrage)
As mamas, we sometimes feel as if our influence is so minimal in the midst of changing diapers, nursing babies, carpooling kiddos and wiping snotty noses. Today, be reminded and assured that you are truly an activist engaging in a movement that affects generations. It will make standing in the voting line with your littles completely worth it today!
Jinny + The MOPS Magazine Team
We know from experience that together, moms can do incredible things. This is why we firmly believe, with your help, more moms than ever will join our MOPS community in November. When you invite a mom to MOPS, you are playing a huge part in changing her world.
We hope you know the impact you can make is greater than you could ever imagine.
As our way of saying thank you, starting November 1, each Leader can enter to win a free ticket to MOMcon 2018. The top 50 groups who register the most Members during the drive will each receive one free MOMcon ticket!*
Invite a Mom Into Membership
Share on Facebook or share this link: http://www.mops.org/get-started/membership/
Have You Seen This?
Enter to win a signed copy of Osheta Moore’s new book, Shalom Sistas!
If you need to renew your MOPS Membership, which includes your subscription to The MOPS Magazine, or you’d like to gift a friend a little mom sugar, just click here.
Parenthood set to music. You have to check this out here.
“There will be a million more times for me to fail you and a million more times for us to rebuild. A million more times for you to learn you are stronger than you thought and wiser than you knew.” Read more.
That’s it for this week.
The MOPS Magazine Team